Hazel Soan's Painting Portraits in Watercolour online Workshop
In this 1hour 43 minute online workshop renowned watercolour artist Hazel Soan guides students through her process for painting portraits by means of self-portrait painting. Students will learn how to overcome their fear of portrait painting and how to capture a likeness. You will get an over-the-shoulder view of Hazel’s painting and can paint her portrait along with her by using the reference photo provided.
Hazel trained at the Camberwell College of Arts and the Leicester College of Art. When London’s National Portrait Gallery acquired work by Hazel Soan, it was seen as an official endorsement of her skill and recognition of her life in art. She has exhibited worldwide and is well-known for her role as an Art Expert on Channel 4’s popular daytime television programme Watercolour Challenge and for her two series’ of Splash of Colour, made by Anglia TV. Hazel is a bestselling author of numerous highly regarded art tutorial books such as Learn to Paint Portraits Quickly. Hazel resides in London and is currently exhibiting at the M1 Fine Art Gallery in London. Click HERE to check out Hazel's Wikipedia page!
Based on her upcoming book, Learn to Paint Portraits Quickly, Hazel will teach students her step-by-step process for how to approach portrait painting in watercolour. Purchase of this book is not required to follow this online workshop, however it is an excellent book and highly recommended by Studio 56.
This workshop will explore
- How to find a likeness (portrait painting can be daunting)
- Creating form (how to draw the structure of the head)
- Facial features (how to paint the individual features)
- Painting hair
- Skin tone and colouring (including underpainting and finishing touches)
The neckline, clothing and background (brief guidelines)
The list of watercolour colours:
- Raw Umber
- Transparent Sienna/BurntSienna
- Indian Yellow
- Ultramarine Blue Finest
- Cadmium Red
- Alizarin Crimson
This workshop is close captioned for the hearing impaired and for English as a second language speakers.
How to Enroll
To participate in this online workshop for $39.99USD click the ENROLL NOW button below where you will be taken to a check-out page. This 1 hour 45 minute workshop is hosted on our online platform called Ruzuku. To access this workshop, you will be invited to set up a free account at Ruzuku. If you already have an account at Ruzuku, please leave at checkout the email you use to sign in to your account.
24/7 Lifetime Access
Participants will have lifetime access to the workshop material and can study the material when and as often as they like.
Please download and print off this reference photo of Hazel (which remains copyright of the Artist). You may need to right click and Save As.
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